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3 Easy Steps To Prepare Kids And Families For Disaster #GetReadyGetSafe #PrepStep

3 Easy Steps To Prepare Kids And Families For Disaster #GetReadyGetSafe #PrepStep

September is National Preparedness Month – Every second counts when it comes to helping children and families stay safe in disasters.  Do you and your family have a plan for when disaster strikes? Although we think “that would never happen to me” or “that kind of disaster would never happen here,” the truth is, we really never know when or where disaster might strike. And honestly, disaster has many different definitions. Children are the most vulnerable … Read entire article »

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Child Passenger Safety Week – Could You Have The Wrong Seat?

Child Passenger Safety Week – Could You Have The Wrong Seat?

  Take the time to spread the message of how important Child Passenger Safety week really is! Did you know that every 33 seconds a child under 13 is involved in a car crash in the United States? That probably isn’t the first thing you think about when you are hauling your kids to school, the grocery store, or anywhere else around town. And really, you shouldn’t have to worry about whether or not your child is … Read entire article »

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Is Your Child Really In #TheRightSeat?

Is Your Child Really In #TheRightSeat?

If you have kids that are still in a car seat or booster seat – this is a message you do not want to take lightly. Car crashes are a leading cause of death for children 1 to 13 years old. And every 33 seconds a child under 13 is involved in a car crash in the United States. Many times deaths and injuries can be prevented by proper use of car seats, booster seats, … Read entire article »

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Don’t Drive Buzzed

The Ad Council and the U.S Department of Transportation to ask for your help to prevent drunk driving fatalities during the holidays. According to the National Safety Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) the period between Christmas and New Year’s typically has one of the highest rates of impaired driving fatalities. Fatalities related to drunk driving are 100 percent preventable and the spike in buzzed driving around the holidays is especially alarming. Some stats: In 2014, 9,967 people were killed … Read entire article »

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Have You Had #TheSmartTalk Yet?

Have You Had #TheSmartTalk Yet?

Have your children asked for a smartphone yet? Do you have concerns about online safety or cyberbullying? While my son often asks to borrow my iPhone to play games and watch videos, I was surprised when he asked for a phone for Christmas. He’s only seven. My husband and I felt he was too young to have a phone, but we wondered if we were out of touch. Several of his classmates already have phones, … Read entire article »

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This Month Is #FirePreventionMonth

Did you know that this month is Fire Safety Prevention Month?  I didn’t either.  Now we do!  To help others become aware, The Ad Council, the U.S. Forest Service, and the National Association of State Foresters ask for your support in raising awareness for Fire Prevention Month. The sad truth is that nearly 9 out of 10 wildfires are still caused by humans. In 2014 there were 7,933 wildfires caused by lightning, but 55,679 wildfires caused … Read entire article »

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The Project Yellow Light Scholarship #stopthetexts

As adults, we all know how important it is to keep kids from texting and driving- and in general, safe behind the wheel. So many accidents happen involving teens, due to inexperience and a feeling of invincibility. As parents, we need to talk to them (and often) about safety while driving.  Have you had a conversation with your kids lately?  It’s never too early to start talking about safety. Have a conversation with your kids about texting … Read entire article »

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Getting Your Kids to Buckle Up #KidsBuckleUp

Getting your kids to buckle up is something you need to start from a young age- both to keep them safe, and to help them develop good habits when it comes to being safe. We all know that getting our kids to do what we say can be a challenge, but this is one that you can’t let go of. You are the parent.  It’s your job to keep your children safe, even if they … Read entire article »

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The Snuza Hero is a True Hero for New Parents

The Snuza Hero is a True Hero for New Parents

If you’re a new parent, you’ve got to get your hands on the Snuza Hero for your own peace of mind and your baby’s health and comfort. The Snuza Hero is a portable and easy-to-use movement monitor, which clips onto baby’s diaper to ensure that normal movement is maintained. Hero detects even the slightest abdominal movement and will alert you if your baby’s movements are very weak or fall to less than 8 movements per minute. If no … Read entire article »

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Evoz Baby Smart Parenting Monitor Takes Baby Monitors to the Next Level

Technology has transformed the way we monitor our babies, even allowing us in some cases to watch our children from anywhere in the world via smart phone or tablet.  But there is nothing on the market today that offers a host of “connected services” giving parents access to real sleep coaches, collect baby’s sleep habits AND even send cry alerts to your phone until now… and we need your help to get the word out to your community! Evoz Baby Smart Parenting Monitor takes baby monitors a step further with a complete Parenting Toolbox that lets parents track their baby’s sleep habits, send “cry alerts” and even collects this data including how long they’ve cried, so that parents can address possible sleep issues.  It also automatically tracks the baby’s room temperature and alerts parents when it … Read entire article »

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